Montreal's In Your Face Entertainment Presents JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS 3/14-3/24 at Mainline Theatre


JACQUES-BREL-IS-ALIVE-AND-WELL-AND-LIVING-IN-PARIS-to-open-at-the-Mainline-Theatre-March-14-20010101In Your Face entertainment's production of Jacques Brel IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS marks the show's bilingual premiere in Montreal. The show opens March 14 and runs through March 24 with evening performances Wednesday through Saturday and matinees on Sunday.

Consisting of around 25 songs, Jacques Brel IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS originally debuted Off-Broadway on January 22, 1968 at The Village Gate Theater in Greenwich Village and ran for more than four years.

Jacques Brel was the premier French folk writer/singer during the 1950s-1970s. His songs explored facets of love, life, human foibles, war and death. Born in Belgium but later making Paris his home (thus explaining the show's title), Brel was considered by many to be the master of the French Chanson. The cast of JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS

Jacques Brel IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS is a collection of Brel's work, but it is more than a revue. There is no plot, there are no characters; rather, it is four singers, two men and two women,
portraying one character: Jacques Brel. His profound songs are brought to vivid theatrical life in this intense musical experience, featuring some of Brel's most passionate works sung in both English and French.

Jacques Brel IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS runs at Mainline Theatre, 3997 St. Laurent Blvd, Montreal. Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for students. www.mainlinetheatre.ca

Poster designed by Sonny St. James

Photo credit: Marie Eve Kingsley

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Noelle Hannibal Noelle Hannibal was born and raised in Los Angeles. After making her professional theatre debut playing Chrissy in the 20th anniversary production of Hair, Noelle moved to Dublin, Ireland where she starred in Lock Up Your Daughters (Hilaret) and toured with The Bull Alley Theatre Company. After her return to Los Angeles, Noelle appeared in Chicago (Velma Kelly), Gypsy (Mazeppa) and Miss Saigon (Gigi) to name a few. Film and television credits include Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Cracker: Mind Over Murder. She has trained with The Beverly Hills Playhouse, The San Francisco Mime Troupe and renowned vocal coach Ron Anderson. Noelle currently resides in Montreal, QC where she is very active in the theatre community. Noelle is not only a performer, she is also a producer, coach and director. Passionate about arts education, Noelle is also executive director of T3 Triple Threat, a non-profit arts and education organization that is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth in need through the arts.


 
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